fun, fierce, fantastical, art created for the joy of it.
As both science and culture suggest, Africa has long communicated with, and been related to outer world beings, with historical myths of creation and ancient civilizations connected to celestial beings, stars and outer-realm beings.
We seek to investigate the historical understanding and relationship of Africans to outer world beings and forecast an imaginary future where Africans have reconnected with these ancient knowledge systems.
Over the course of 3 days and nights, the festival seeks to produce hopeful and joyful ways of imagining Africans and their link to the worlds around them. The question we are interested in resolving is “if Africans and outer world beings re-connected, what could we learn and what could we create?”